Funding and M&A Roundup Aker Horizons Acquires Mainstream Renewable Power

Funding and M&A Roundup: Aker Horizons Acquires Mainstream Renewable Power

Aker Horizons, an investment company, closed the transaction to acquire Mainstream Renewable Power, an independent renewable energy company. Existing Mainstream shareholders have re-invested and retained 25% ownership in the company ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Funding and M&A Roundup Solar Cell Manufacturer Exeger Raises $38 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Solar Cell Manufacturer Exeger Raises $38 Million

Exeger, the Sweden-based solar cell manufacturer, secured $38 million in financing to start building its new solar cell factory in Stockholm, Sweden. This financing round includes debt financing of $12 ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
Funding and M&A Roundup Battery Company Solid Power Raises $130 Million

Funding and M&A Roundup: Battery Company Solid Power Raises $130 Million

Solid Power, producer of all-solid-state batteries for electric vehicles, raised a $130 million Series B investment round led by the BMW Group, Ford Motor Company, and Volta Energy Technologies. Ford ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Other
New Electrolyte Found to Achieve Greater Energy Density in Lithium-Ion Batteries

New Electrolyte Found to Achieve Greater Energy Density in Lithium-Ion Batteries

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and other organizations have found a novel electrolyte that could make it possible for lithium-ion batteries, which now typically ...
/ / Solar, Technology
Tata Power, Nexcharge Install Battery-Based Community Energy Storage System in Delhi (1)

Tata Power, Nexcharge Install Battery-Based Community Energy Storage System in Delhi

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power DDL), which supplies electricity to around seven million households in Delhi, has launched India's first grid-connected 'Community Energy Storage System' (CESS) in collaboration with ...
/ / Grid, Smart Grid
Module Supplier Canadian Solar Reports 8.6% Rise in Net Revenue in 2020

Module Supplier Canadian Solar Reports 8.6% Rise in Net Revenue in 2020

Canadian Solar, a Canada-based solar module manufacturer, reported an 8.6% increase in net revenue with $3.47 billion in 2020 compared to $3.20 billion in 2019 owing to a 32% annual ...
/ / Finance and M&A, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions a 100 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

Daily News Wrap-Up: Adani Green Commissions a 100 MW Wind Project in Gujarat

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Adani Wind Energy Kutch Three, a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy, has commissioned a 100 MW wind ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Sangam Renewables Commissions a 16 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sangam Renewables Commissions a 16 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sangam Renewables, in a BSE filing, said its subsidiary Waacox Energy has commissioned a 16 MW mounted-solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers Develop High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Battery

Researchers at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, have identified a new catalyst material that can enhance lithium-sulfur batteries' performance and durability. The researchers said the lithium-sulfur ...
US Deploys a Record 2,156 MWh of New Energy Storage Solutions in Q4

US Deploys a Record 2,156 MWh of New Energy Storage Solutions in Q4

The United States brought 2,156 MWh of new energy storage systems online in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020, a new record for storage with an increase of 182% over Q3, ...
Utility-Solar System Costs Fell 82% in the Last Decade in the United States_ Report

Utility-Solar System Costs Fell 82% in the Last Decade in the United States: Report

Residential, commercial-rooftop, and utility-scale solar systems have witnessed a 64%, 69%, and 82% decline in costs since 2010, respectively, in the United States, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Croatia to Auction 400 MW of Renewable Energy Capacity

Daily News Wrap-Up: Croatia to Auction 400 MW of Renewable Energy Capacity

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Siemens Energy has signed an agreement with Maersk Drilling to upgrade two ultra-harsh environment CJ70 jack-up drilling ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: PM Modi to Inaugurate a 50 MW Solar Project in Kerala

Daily News Wrap-Up: PM Modi to Inaugurate a 50 MW Solar Project in Kerala

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate power projects in Kerala on February 19, 2021. He will inaugurate ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
US-Based Barrel Energy to Set Up Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility in India

US-Based Barrel Energy to Set Up Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing Facility in India

Barrel Energy, a U.S.-based lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hyderabad-based Roshan Energy Technologies to develop and manufacture lithium-ion batteries in India and North America. Barrel ...
/ / Energy Storage
Daily News Wrap-Up_ EIB Provides €50 Million to Forsee Power to Expand Battery Business

Daily News Wrap-Up: EIB Provides €50 Million to Forsee Power to Expand Battery Business

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided a €50 million (~$60.70 million) loan to Forsee Power, a ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterling and Wilson Solar Bags ₹9.3 Billion Order in Egypt

Daily News Wrap-Up: Sterling and Wilson Solar Bags ₹9.3 Billion Order in Egypt

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Sterling and Wilson Solar, a global solar engineering, procurement, and construction services provider, has secured an order ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels' Power Needs in Bengaluru

Daily News Wrap-Up: Rooftop Solar to Meet 10% of Sunvik Steels’ Power Needs in Bengaluru

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcement of the day from around the world: Sunvik Steels has partnered with Dexler Energy to develop 13 MW of rooftop solar projects at its ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Tender Floated for Setting up EV Charging, Battery Swapping Stations in Delhi (1)

Tender Floated for Setting up EV Charging, Battery Swapping Stations in Delhi

Delhi Transco Limited has floated a tender for setting up electric vehicle (EV) charging and battery swapping stations under packages (sites) A - J across the national capital territory of ...
Daily News Wrap-Up: "Switch Delhi" Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Daily News Wrap-Up: “Switch Delhi” Campaign to Promote Shift to Electric Vehicles

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has launched the 'Switch Delhi' campaign, a mass awareness program to sensitize Delhi citizens about the environmental benefits of switching to electric vehicles (EV) ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

Molten Salt Metal-Air Battery Can Extend the Range of Electric Vehicles

A team of researchers from the University of Nottingham, in collaboration with six research institutes of China, has designed a new rechargeable battery using salt as a key ingredient to ...
/ / Energy Storage, Technology
SECI Seeks Consultants for a 100 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage System

SECI Seeks Consultants for a 100 MW Solar Project with Battery Energy Storage System

The Solar Energy Corporation India (SECI) has floated a global tender for consultancy services for a 100 MW (AC) solar project along with a 40 MW/120 MWh battery energy storage ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Power Finance Corporation Raises $500 Million Through USD Bonds

Daily News Wrap-Up: Power Finance Corporation Raises $500 Million Through USD Bonds

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Power Finance Corporation has raised $500 million through the issuance of USD-denominated bonds under the Reg S ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Outlook for Energy Storage in 2021Outlook for Energy Storage in 2021

Outlook for Energy Storage in 2021

As renewable installations in the country rise, it is crucial to ensure adequate energy storage solutions are in place to support renewables integration into the power mix. While the Indian government ...
Daily News Wrap-Up_ Tata Power Solar to Build a 95 MW Solar Project for GSECL

Daily News Wrap-Up: Tata Power Solar to Build a 95 MW Solar Project for GSECL

Here are some noteworthy cleantech announcements of the day from around the world: Tata Power Solar has received a 'Letter of Award' to build a 95 MW of ground-mounted solar ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
Australia Added 249 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in November 2020

Australia Added 249 MW of Rooftop Solar Capacity in November 2020

Australia installed 249 MW of rooftop solar capacity in November 2020, a 7.32% increase compared to 232 MW in the same period last year, according to data released by the ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar